Show #2885 - Friday, February 28, 1997


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Kathie Hoagland, a bookseller originally from Anderson, Indiana

Greg Mayer, a university professor from Racine, Wisconsin

Laurent Ruseckas, a part-time consultant from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,395)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1800S
(all you have to do is come up with a number)
    $100 2
The only survivor of Custer's force in this 1876 battle was a horse named Comanche
    $100 13
In her divorce from Prince Andrew, she lost the title "Her Royal Highness"
    $100 26
Gold is the traditional gift for a 50th anniversary; this metal is traditional for a 25th
    $100 1
In soccer only this player can touch the ball with his hands
    $100 7
Idaho's largest city, it's almost 3 times as populous as Pocatello, the second largest
    $100 21
Heinz' varieties
    $200 12
In 1814 Arthur Wellesley was created the first Duke of this
    $200 15
This "King Of Pop" & a Saudi prince launched Kingdom Entertainment, a joint venture, in 1996
    $200 27
Because salt comes in this form, you could give it as a 15th anniversary gift; it's cheaper than Waterford
    $200 3
This Toronto baseball club chose its name from more than 4,000 submitted by fans
    $200 8
The Pacific Ocean once covered this desert between the Sierra Nevada & the Colorado River
    $200 22
Days in a quarantine or in Lent
    $300 14
In 1879 he opened his first successful 5-&-10-cent store in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
    $300 18
Her estate went on sale at Sotheby's in New York April 23-26 1996
    $300 28
This gift for the 35th anniversary is the horny skeleton of marine invertebrates
    $300 4
This New Jersey hockey team, Stanley Cup winners in 1995, didn't make the playoffs in 1996
    $300 9
2 of this state's largest lakes are Quabbin Reservoir & Wachusett Reservoir near Worcester
    $300 23
Joseph Heller's famous "catch"
    $400 16
This lively dance originated among the peasants of Bohemia in the 1830s
    $400 19
This daughter of Tony Curtis is now Lady Haden-Guest; husband Christopher inherited the barony
    $400 29
Leather is the traditional gift for the 3rd year; 10 years later it's this dainty opposite
    $400 5
At the 1994 Olympics, this U.S. woman speed skater surpassed Eric Heiden's medal total
    $400 10
Algonquin Peak in this state is also known as Mount MacIntyre
    $400 24
Number of "Arabian Nights"
    $500 17
The remains of this successor to Neanderthal Man were discovered in France in 1868
    $500 20
This rapper, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, was acquitted of murder in February 1996
    DD: $1,300 30
In 1989 the U.S. banned imports of this, the traditional gift for year 14
    $500 6
This university's Orangemen routed Clemson 41-0 in the Jan. 1, 1996 Gator Bowl
    $500 11
It's the oldest city in Kansas; a federal penitentiary lies within the city limits
    $500 25
Slang for a piano

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Laurent Greg Kathie
$800 $1,200 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laurent Greg Kathie
$1,600 $2,300 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
4 members of the wealthy, distinguished Dandolo family served as doge of this city
    $200 8
It's less than 20 miles across the strait of Juan de Fuca from Washington state to this Canadian island
    $200 20
Penny Marshall made her directing debut on this sitcom; she starred on it, too
    $200 13
In 1857 James Clerk Maxwell concluded that its rings were made of small, unconnected particles
    $200 21
After his quarrel with W.S. Gilbert, he wrote the 1891 opera "Ivanhoe" without him
    $200 2
In the James Hilton novel, it's the profession of Mr. Chips
    $400 7
This Roman emperor wanted to fiddle around with Poppaea Sabina, so he sent her husband to Iberia
    $400 9
Part of the Lesser Sundas, this small island gave its name to the world's largest living lizard
    $400 22
Oscar winner Kathy Bates directed a 1996 episode of this detective series subtitled "Life On The Street"
    $400 14
This "project" to develop a fission bomb was established in August 1942
    $400 24
This composer's reputation rests on his first & last full-length operas, "The Pearl Fishers" & "Carmen"
    $400 3
She's the red-headed heroine of several books by Astrid Lindgren
    $600 15
Cuauhtemoc, the last Aztec emperor of Mexico, was this Aztec ruler's nephew
    $600 10
More than 70% of New Zealand's people live on this island
    $600 28
This sister of Francis Ford Coppola directed her first feature film, "One Night Stand", in 1994
    $600 16
Lithium is the lightest element that occurs in this state of matter at room temperature
    $600 25
His "Il Trovatore" contains the "Anvil Chorus", a favorite of male choirs the world over
    $600 4
Travel writer Macon Leary is the central character of this Anne Tyler novel
    $800 18
Greece's King George I was born a prince of this Scandinavian country in 1845
    $800 11
Horn Island, where Cape Horn is located, is part of this archipelago
    DD: $1,400 29
Nick Nolte & Amy Irving earned Oscar nominations for films directed by & co-starring this woman
    $800 17
For the radioactive isotope Actinium-227, it's 21.8 years
    $800 26
In 1876 he opened an opera house in the Franconian town of Bayreuth
    $800 5
The name of this James Thurber character has become synonymous with a daydreamer
    DD: $1,500 23
Many members of this ruling family, including Spain's King Philip IV, were noted for their prominent jaws
    $1000 12
In 1902 St. Pierre on this island was destroyed by an eruption of Mount Pelee
    $1000 30
She was the 1st woman nominated for a Best Director Oscar, for 1976's "Seven Beauties"
    $1000 19
This British baron pioneered antiseptic surgery using carbolic acid for sterilization
    $1000 27
This New Zealand soprano appeared as Donna Elvira in Joseph Losey's film of "Don Giovanni"
    $1000 6
In a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Oscar Hijuelos, Cesar & Nestor Castillo lead this dance band

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laurent Greg Kathie
$4,900 $7,300 $10,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This saint's cross appears on the provincial flag of Nova Scotia

Final scores:

Laurent Greg Kathie
$150 $8,290 $5,399
3rd place: Zodiac Watches New champion: $8,290 2nd place: Trip to Mexico City & Ixtapa

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laurent Greg Kathie
$6,400 $7,300 $8,600
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,300

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Game tape date: 1996-11-19
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